Xinjiang Cumin Leg Lamb Recipe (Chinese Style Cooking Recipe)

Xinjiang Cumin Leg Lamb Recipe (Chinese Style Cooking Recipe)

Welcome to Xiao’s Kitchen. My name is Xiao Wei, ever since my Mother taught me how to cook at an early age, I have always had a strong passion for Cooking. My family still live in Inner Mongolia in the northern part of China, where I visit each year and pick-up new Asian/Chinese recipes.

1 Leg of Lamb
30ml Honey
10g Salt
2 Spring Onions
30g Ginger
2 Whole Star Anise
15g Red Peppercorns
5 Tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
15g Fennel Seeds
10g Cumin seeds and 10g cumin powder mixture
10g Chilli Powder

1. Place the leg of lamb into a large saucepan with 3 -4 litre of water – ensure the water level is just cover the lamb.
2. Add spring onions, ginger, salt, star anise, fennel, red peppercorn & soy sauce.
3. Cover the saucepan and cook lamb on medium heat for 1.5 – 2 hours. Turn the lamb halfway through cooking.
4. Remove from saucepan and drain. Place in a roasting dish.
5. Brush with half of the honey, sprinkle with half amount of the cumin and chilli powder.
6. Place lamb into a preheated oven at 230 degrees and roast for 10 minutes.
7. Take the lamb out of the oven, brush the rest of the honey, sprinkle remaining cumin and chilli powder.
8. Return to the oven and cook for further 10 minutes
9. Remove from oven and leave to rest for 5 minutes.
10. Debone the leg of lamb, cut the meat into think slices and serve.

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